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Nymphaea L.

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 12 August 2012

  1. Nymphaea nouchali Burm.f., Fl. Ind. (1768) 120; --Merr., PJS 19 (1921) 350; EPFP 2 (1923) 140. --Nymphaea stellata Willd., Sp. Pl. 2 (1799) 1153; --Castalia stellata (Willd.) Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 49. Tropical Asia to Malaya, Philippines. N LUZON to MINDANAO. In shallow lakes, locally very abundant.
  2. Nymphaea pubescens Willd., Sp. Pl. 2 (1799) 1154. LaFrankie (pers. comm.) points out that Merrill and others used the name Nymphaea stellata Willd. for this species. Tropical Asia, Africa and Malaya, Philippines. LUZON (Laguna de Bay). In shallow water along lake margin. Much less common than the preceding species.


Backer, CA & RC Bakhuizen van den Brink. 1963. Flora of Java 1: 147-149.

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines.

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